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Latest posts by flowering rose

saving condensate water

Posted: 10/03/2014 at 16:22

sounds a good Idea anything that saves water .

For those with cat, fox or other animal problems....

Posted: 04/03/2014 at 19:29

we have foxes and badgers plus cats that burst through the fences leaving a hole to be repaired  so in the end we decided to leave one hole for them all to pass through but on the whole we live with how it is and clear up if we have too and devise all sorts of home protection for the seeds e.t.c. that don't cost a thing.

Manure

Posted: 01/03/2014 at 16:58

depending on your soil(at the moment I can not do a thing as my clay soil is waterlogged) I would dig a trench and put your manure in that ready for your beans and really you needed to put it on well before you need to plant out or put seeds in. My husband does this in autumn and early spring usually.

My First Rose-What Variety

Posted: 01/03/2014 at 16:53

Iceberg is a lovely white rose that's hardy and flowers well .

Clematis plants in containers

Posted: 01/03/2014 at 16:52

you can now buy  them for small pots and hanging baskets,I have not seen them myself but have read they are available .

Pruning a baby clematis

Posted: 01/03/2014 at 16:48

if you have just planted this and it is small, I would not prune this year, make sure you planted it fairly deep and water each day until established .I have found that until they are settled and showing more growth its best to leave alone for the first year, I have lost many due to cutting to soon.

Breeding Frogs

Posted: 20/02/2014 at 21:33

they are breeding in pond and I have all ready have had to pull out a drowned frog,

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so spring fever has started as has the other wildlife such as these two love birds.

Pingles - old country name for ???

Posted: 20/02/2014 at 21:27

featherbed lane= muddy lane.

Wow! Sunshine at last.

Posted: 17/02/2014 at 13:25

lovely day sunday sky blue and a good walk on Quantocks after all this rain and in Weston-Super-Mare a different flood----of people enjoying the sun.

Multipurpose potting compost

Posted: 17/02/2014 at 13:22

for seeds I buy seed compost as seeds must not have to many nutrients to start with as they will go gangly also the soil is sterilized but for multipurpose I don't bother and make my own which is cheaper if for some reason I need  a bag of multi I but a cheap grow bag which is just as good as many of the multi composts are peat and perlite and expensive.

Discussions started by flowering rose

summer flowering ?

daffs are blooming in amongst the cosmos and sweetpeas 
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Last Post: 29/05/2014 at 20:14

spring bulbs in summer

daffodils 
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Last Post: 22/05/2014 at 20:54

wild flowers

in the verges 
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Last Post: 14/05/2014 at 19:17

Talkback: Fruit trees in spring

I agree ,fruit trees bring a lot of joy to a garden. The blossom is beautiful and looks confetti and the seeing the fruit on trees looks mar... 
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Last Post: 23/05/2014 at 03:25

next season

those basement bargains 
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Last Post: 06/04/2014 at 22:12

parks and commons

a haven for everyone 
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Last Post: 05/12/2013 at 20:47

The demise of the front garden.

have we fall out of love with the front garden? 
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Last Post: 10/01/2014 at 11:45

getting those plants in before the storm

wallflowers,persian carpet. 
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Last Post: 29/10/2013 at 21:43

the best buy

a bay tree 
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Last Post: 16/09/2013 at 17:31

Talkback: How to tackle house plant flies

sounds good advice about watering less and covering with gravel.I had noticed it was better when I did this so good to confirm. 
Replies: 1    Views: 257
Last Post: 18/01/2014 at 11:39

perparing for next year

from planting to choosing the bulbs 
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Last Post: 06/09/2013 at 22:23

roundabouts and flowering baskets

the council have done a good job 
Replies: 4    Views: 399
Last Post: 31/08/2013 at 23:11

danger-for-the-sparrows

sparrow hawk 
Replies: 6    Views: 359
Last Post: 17/08/2013 at 22:48

Where you see us growing -beware.....

bog grass 
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Last Post: 24/07/2013 at 13:33

Norfolk a haven of wildlife

Barn owls on the fens 
Replies: 6    Views: 373
Last Post: 24/06/2013 at 22:28
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